Leila Hunter | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Leila Hunter

Real name: 
Democracy Organizer

Leila (she/her) was born in Tennessee, raised in Maine, lived briefly in the Middle East, and found her way to Kentucky via the Midwest. She comes to KFTC with a Master of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Arts in Peace and Social Transformation from the Earlham School of Religion. Leila likes to work with people — in the past, she has provided resources and empathy to people living with HIV, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and teenagers from around the world. Leila is passionate about intersectional feminism, voter and civic engagement, and listening to people’s stories. She loves learning about and discussing forensic science, cats, the moon, and human sexuality. Someday, she hopes to read everything ever written by bell hooks and J.R.R. Tolkien.